Allan Jiao

Allan Jiao

Professor of Criminal Justice, Rowan University
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About Allan

Jiao's research focuses on policing issues in the U.S. and some other countries and regions. Overarching themes in Jiao's writings include Consent Decrees on Police, Policing Gun Crimes, Police Reforms, and Policing in Hong Kong and China, including U.S. Relations with China. Jiao serves on the Governors Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium and a fellow of Center for Criminology at the University of Hong Kong.


"Policing Gun Crimes: A Comprehensive Review of Strategies and Effectiveness" The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles (2022).

Provides a review of police strategies on gun crimes and suggests four effective approaches to addressing gun violence.

"Federal Consent Decrees: A Review of Policies, Processes, and Outcomes" Police Practice and Research 22, no. 1 (2020): 793-804.

Shows a review of federal consent decrees that have been used, related issues, and ways to make them more effective.

"Police Auditing: Standards and Applications" (Charles C Thomas Publisher, Ltd., 2015).

Supplies information on materials regarding police audit standards and procedures in the United States.

"Police in Hong Kong: A Contemporary View" (University Press of America, 2007).

Provides a systematic examination of the Hong Kong Police from its history, changes over the years, to organizational structure and daily operations.

"Controlling Corruption and Misconduct: A Comparative Examination of Police Practices in Hong Kong and New York" Asian Journal of Criminology 5, no. 1 (2010): 27-44.

Examines similarities and differences in handling police corruption and misconduct between Hong Kong and New York.

"Police and Culture: A Comparison between China and the United States" Police Quarterly 4, no. 2 (2001): 156-185.

Reviews and discusses similarities and differences in policing between China and the U.S. from a primarily cultural perspective.